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rake, only on the money you make on the margin. stephen moore is here from the wall street journal and he's ready to jump out of his skin after i said that. he specializes in telling me why i'm wrong. and our other guest, david johnston wrote "the fine print." stephen, you are our resident anti-tax crusader. i totally agree every penny counts when it comes to your own money. when you compare the taxes most americans paid in past decades i don't get why republicans are screaming bloody murder about this. what would be so bad with the wealthiest among us chipping in a little bit more? i'm emphasizing just a little bit more. >> when you showed that chart of the tax rates that was exactly accurate. we had 70% tax rates in the '70s. that didn't turn out well. then we cut the rates significantly. went down to 50%, 28%. the rates went up to 35%. i would love to see you super impose on that chart the share of taxes paid by the rich. here is the interesting thing. >>> one of the reason the deficit went down is you had a big increase in the number of people making money. they paid more tax.
between house speaker boehner and president obama. with stephen moore of the "wall street journal" and later the author of "columbine" and what we have learned from that tragedy and how it applies to the shooting in connecticut. >> i called on congress today to act immediately on what is appropriate to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> the headline in this morning's baltimore sun reflects those across the country. from the tribune's washington magazine, it's said when he weight in friday he delivered a lashing speech that included violent movies and video games as he said his plan would train those to guard our schools. in this edition of today's program, we're going to begin the first 45 minutes of the program to talk about the nra's response to the shootings. they broke their silence yesterday with executive director and vice president wayne. we'll talk more about what he had to say. but we want to get you involved in the conversation
: stephen dinan was the the politics editor at the washington times. he covered the legislature in virginia. he has a bachelor's from the university of virginia. in the new york times this morning, there was an article with the headline, boehner finds the speaker's chair can be lonely. republicans fell 20 votes short of those needed to pass mr. boehner's bill that would make permanent musharraf tax cuts for households under $1 million per year -- make permanent the bush tax cuts for households under $1 million per year. the republican team could not bring enough members on board even though many of those who declined to support the measure told republican leadership that they secretly hoped it would pass. ixion's like some of these guys -- the speaker and the majority -- it sounds like some of these guys who the speaker and the majority leader thought they had the support of were talking out of both sides of their mouths. yes and they were hoping they would not have to take the -- guest: they were hoping they would not have to take the that vote to make this go away. in some ways, it is bad
-87. number 15, georgetown, has a star in the big east play. the eagles were smelling and upset. stephen get the past right there. . score n scores. they hoyas get the rhythm going. that is a beauty. net. second half. that is a look and also a basket. hoyras win 65-48. -48.s win 65 tied at 64. it is a team to win. he gets the three at the buzzer. .ason wins 67-64. uva less than 10 seconds to go. steps back. the launch is good. 62-61. no mrs.. -- no misses. time expires. they are upset. 63-61. beat thehnson -- record for receiving yards. something to celebrate in detroit. >> and the pistons win. ok. santa is taking a break from his workshop and spending time in virginia beach. he is not playing good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. me a wish! i wish we could lie
below, my name is stephen and i have military affiliation. i would like to ask a question that is outside the box. but everything that you are all saying, sort of assumes that there should be some type administered ivy university for the academic achievement, and i would like to throw out to you the idea that every other service provided in our society was to be at that price. therefore when the people who most needed it would determine that they are willing to pay the price for the best education. in fact, a lot of times you have brilliant people who have known me to go to university, and they are going to get very little out of it. and it may be the weakest student gets the most out of the education. my question to you is why is this in any discussion, what i have just said of affirmative action or education? is pretty clear that the customers and the situation are really not customers, the beneficiaries were the customers. >> part of that should be directed to alan. do you get your moneys worth out of higher education today we met. >> if they come to my classes, they de
. and next, south carolina governor nikki haley has decided whether or not stephen colbert should replace senator jim demint, and also whether nikki haley should replace senator jim demint. [ female announcer ] if you care for someone with mild to moderate alzheimer's, you'll also care about our new offer. you get access to nurses who can help with your questions. and your loved one can get exelon patch free for 30 days. if the doctor feels it's right for them. it cannot change how the disease progresses. hospitalization and rarely death have been reported in patients who wore more than one patch at a time. the most common side effects of exelon patch are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. the likelihood and severity of these side effects may increase as the dose increases. patients may experience loss of appetite or weight. patients who weigh less than 110 pounds may experience more side effects. people at risk for stomach ulcers who take certain other medicines should talk to their doctor because serious stomach problems such as bleeding may worsen. patients may experience slow heart rate.
has decided whether or not stephen colbert should replace senator jim demint, and also whether nikki haley should replace senator jim demint. [ male announcer ] this is amy. amy likes to invest in the market. she also likes to ride her bike. she knows the potential for making or losing money can pop up anytime. that's why she trades with the leader in mobile trading. so she's always ready to take action, no matter how wily... or weird... or wonderfully the market's behaving... which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> the decision on who will replace demint falls to south carolina governor and friend of the show nikki haley. but who will she pick? let's see. you want somebody young, somebody conservative, somebody from south carolina. maybe somebody who had a superpac. wait a second. i know when i look at the u.s. senate, i say to myself, you know what they could use? another white guy. >> in the spotlight tonight, how jim demint's departure will hurt the republican party. governor nikki haley writes on her facebook wall that she will not appoint ste
know, in virginia tech. i'm sure it's what stephen got in colorado. from people from across the world, frankly, reaching out and saying, you know, i'm feeling for you. you know, i have a family too. so, you know, i just hope and pray that at some point each one of these families will find something positive, you know, to put their efforts towards and remember their loved one and make sure that what happens to them doesn't happen to another american family. >> and stephen, what was your choice in moving forward from your experience of being a victim of one of these shootings? >> well, you know, i just wanted to turn what had been essentially a senseless act of violence into something that had meaning for me, so i decided i really wanted to get involved with gun violence prevention and so i joined mayors against illegal guns, which is a bipartisan coalition of 750 mayors from across the country cofounded by mayor bloomberg of new york city and mayor menino of boston, and it's been an incredible experience so far to see how far in the past year we've come on this issue and in my mind the
's blessing. >>> and it's been business since 1960. stephen's hardware in annapolis will close at 1 this afternoon for good. the family wants to close the store while they are doing well not in debt. >>> president george hw bush may not be released from the hospital in time for christmas. the 88-year-old has been there for about a month undergoing treatment for bronchitis. his doctors want him to build up his energy before they send him home. strong winds and snow swept through western maryland causing power outages. potomac edison restored power to more than a thousand customers. everyone should have their power on by the end of the morning. >>> many shoppers have not been in the holiday spirit when it comes to spending money. four-day black friday weekend that started out on thanksgiving was strong but it actually has now fallen short. last week they say decreasing the holiday's forecast. >>> and down to the wire if you haven't gotten your christmas shopping done. you better hurry because today is the last day to do it. stores are accommodating all you procrastinators and all you
as it may seem to you, stephen, will it be a bad thing for the economy? >> i'm going to answer your question with a question. say that the republicans and i think at the end of the day, they probably will give bill clinton, barack obama his tax increase on the rich, but you know what? we go into 2013 with still a trillion dollar deficit and the question i ask you two and president obama if he were on the show, what's act two? what do we do next? >> you do agree with stephen on one thing and that is that there is some work to be done on inefficient spending? >> the best funding program we have in the government is social security. health care. for every dollar, the other three modern countries spend per capita in other dollar, we spend $2.64 and still have 50 million people without insurance. if we could get france's health care system, widely regarded as the best in the world, we could eliminate 40% of income taxes and still have the same deficit. if you look at the federal budget numbers, the budget is coming way down. the economy is improving. higher tacks allow us to create jobs where peo
that ignored what happened to stephen crocker, they spent months trying to find beilenson the tea party so they had something to report. i know we have a legitimate use of violence, you have it on video. they refuse to knowledge that it is happening. >> it wasn't just to stephen, it was others who have their livelihood stomped on. you had americans for prosperity, the attempt was torn down by the unions. you are dealing with a very corrupt and incestuous relationship between the union, the democratic party, and the media. they are all on the same ideological page and they all protect each other. >> it is a matter of the media trying to inflate -- the people they support from exposure. we saw that not only in the case of the unit, but we saw that this was the biggest lie of the year, and i could name a dozen obama flies that were far worse. lou: we have time. the idea that susan rice has dropped out of the contest for secretary of state, it is clear that secretary of state clinton is exiting. is john kerry -- is a great idea? if you talk about embarrassing moments at a hearing, despite all
. they are under our section called news about books. pulitzers this year, stephen greenblatt won for general nonfiction this word history delete many maribel, one for malcolm x and biography or autobiography. john lewis gaddis, george f. kennan and american life. what is this word about? >> guest: to swerve if i remember right, i admit i dipped into the book when it came out. it's fascinating. it was a little on the side of being i don't want to say -- intellectual. i don't mean to say that dismissively. that is about a palm. help me here. do you remember the name of the palm? we are funky and this exam here. rediscovered in the renaissance and then it changed the way it was published i guess you would say. printed or something. >> host: i didn't mean to but she was the spot there. >> guest: the cultures where did that and put in more modern take on life and the fear of dying is to put the fear of dying, which is far more predominate and stops people from doing things prior. at least that's the part of this work. >> host: sarah weinman, if a book is nominated or wins a national book award ar
senator lindsey graham. he never saw demint's resignation coming. >>> perhaps stephen colbert has his eye on demint's senate seat. a stephen colbert for senate twitter account popped up shortly after demint's announ announcement yesterday. the first tweet was reporting for duty, south carolina. the twitter handle has 1,500 followers. colbert was raised in charleston, south carolina. the state's governor will name demint's successor, but a special election will be held in 2014 for the seat. i think, if he actually ran for that seat, he'd have a good chance of winning some votes. >> it's hard to know if he's serious or if it's a joke. >> i don't know. he's got a pretty good gig going. >>> we're coming up on 5:21 now. time to get a check of weather and traffic on the ones. you're going to need the coat and also the umbrella. >> many good morning. >>> it's finally here, everybody, friday. temperatures in the mid and upper 30s. keeping a close eye on the friday morning temperatures. for now everything comfortably above the freezing mark. light raindrops coming in from the south of town, route
. >> stephen carter we been talking to the national book festival. "the impeachment of abraham lincoln," if you want to know how it turns out, here's the book. you can buy to sell. stephen carter, thank you for joining us here in booktv for a few minutes. >> my pleasure, thank you so much. >> next, from the 12 annual national book festival, elizabeth dowling taylor presents her book, "a slave in the white house: paul jennings and the madisons." it's about 45 minutes. >> good afternoon. first i am a first time author, and i'm thrilled to be here. [applause] this was a true labor of love. i researched my topic for three years and spent a year-plus writing it. it is hummabling and gratifying to see it so well received, and to be following walter isakson, robert caro, and tony. [applause] i came to develop a strong interest in paul jennings when i was director of education at james madison's month peelier in virginia. i was familiar with jennings' memoir considered by the white house historical association to be the first memoir of life in the white house. it was titled "a colored man's rem innoce
, next. stephen ohlemacher will join us, followed by roundtable discussion. first news update from c-span radio. >> its data clock 33 eastern. defense secretary leon panetta is in afghanistan today. in remarks to about 100 u.s. service members inside an aircraft hangar at a desert base, he thanked them for their service and emphasized that the u.s. is winding down its involvement in the war. he also said that president obama will decide in the next few weeks how many u.s. troops will stay in afghanistan after the combat mission ends in december of 2014. there are currently 56,000 u.s. troops there. north koreans dancing in the streets of their capital today after the regime successfully fired a long-range rockets, defying international warnings. gallants is likely to bring fresh sanctions and other punishment from the u.s. and its allies, which were quick to condemn its asked a test a technology for a missile that could attack the u.s. mainland. p'yongyang says it was merely a peaceful efforts to put a satellite into orbit. national security council spokesman is calling the launch "a
at the ground up. all the way up. [inaudible] let me talk about stephen's case, which he brought in the federal district court in new jersey. this was a man whose wife was a math teacher in high school. she had a healthy pregnancy. she remained in the classroom until the ninth month she went to the hospital to give birth, and the doctor came out and said, you have a healthy baby boy, but your wife died from an embolism. he was determined that he would not work full-time until the child was in school full-time. he would earn a minimum he could make, and combined with social security benefits, make a living for himself and his infant son. we went to the social security office. they said we are very sorry, but these are mothers benefits. they are not available. they are available to widowed mothers, but not widowed fathers. i came to know about stephen's case when he wrote a letter to the editor, and he said i've been hearing a lot of talk about women's this. this is what happened to me. how does that fit in? tell my story to gloria steinem. so at the time i was teaching at rutgers, the state univ
wanted to do. one of the historians who studied, i think it was -- stephen, said if jefferson hadn't decided to make it rather reckless investment of $30,000 in an outcome he probably would've been able to ride out the financial storms of the early 19th century. and another analysis of the financial records show that jefferson, a slaves actually were very productive farmers. and that in one of the first decades of the american agricultural economy, jefferson lost very little money on his farming operation. and so, the slaves were really holding their phones when commodity prices were plunging, and so, i mean and jefferson just kept spending -- the nail in the coffin for him financially was when he had alone with his in-laws. nicholas was speculating in kentucky land acquisitions, and he needed someone to cosign a $20,000 note and he talked jefferson into it and then six months later he went bankrupt. that's when the letters from monticello grill begin to get gloomy. -- really begin to get gloomy. >> i want to follow up -- >> we have a circulating microphone. >> all right. well, i w
up at 5:20, the effort to land funny man stephen colbert in a more serious job he in washington. did you get chips for the party? nope. cheese plate? cheese plate...nope. i made something better. ♪ you used the oven? boom ♪ [ male announcer ] pillury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >>> one prince george's county student is looking to make history. jasmine is looking to hit 1,000 points in basketball. she's going to do it. >>> t-mobile customers, if you've had the eye on the apple iphone, t-mobile has announced it will start carrying apple products, including the popular smartphones until 2014. they're the last major carrier to go to apple. customers will have access to apple's ipad. meanwhile, apple is getting a lot of attention for a biusines move it plans to make next year. apple ceo tim cook tells nbc's brian williams in an exclusive interview the company plans to make some of its
to play. eagles at the redskins' 5. foles can't find an open receiver. he gets taken down by stephen bowen. intentional grounding is called. time expires with a ten-sengcon runoff and the redskins win their sixth straight game. with more from philadelphia, here is dan hellie. >> reporter: so the redskins one step closer to becoming the first team to make the playoffs after a 3-6 start since 1996. today their sixth straight win, their fourth straight against an nfc east foe, but it didn't take long for them to turn their attention to what's next. how long was it until after the game was over that you were think being the cowboys? >> oh, walking off the field. walking off the field, trying to figure out what's going on. this is what it's about. this is what it's about, to have something to play for, to win the division. i've been here going on five years now, so, you know, to finally have something to play for at this point in the season is very exciting. so you best believe we will be laying it all on the line next week. >> i'll probably think about the cowboys after we land but i think, yo
. >> government by the people. >> reporter: director stephen spielberg is giving members of the senate a special screening of "lincoln." a long running cbs soap is celebrating a major milestone. >> create new fans. >> reporter: the young and the restless was the top running daytime show for 1,248 weeks in a row. the show goes into its 40th season next year. along with other shows, including the talk, cbs has topped all other networks in daytime television for the last 26 years. rihanna is getting her own reality show called "style to rock." each week the singer will give 12 aspiring designers a chance to dress a-list stars. it debuts next year on the style network. and 34 years after john travolta and olivia newton john starred in "greece" they release add new video for their song called "i think you might like it." that's your eye on entertainment. tesa
of the crisis in libya, and the attack in benghazi that killed ambassador chris stephens. >> i didn't want to see a confirmation process that was very prolonged, very politicized, very distracting, and very disruptive. because there are so many things we need to get done as a country. >> massachusetts senator john kerry and former republican senator chuck hagel of nebraska are now considered the front-runners to replace hillary clinton when she officially steps down. >>> in oregon, the shopping mall that became the scene of a deadly shooting rampage days ago is set to reopen this morning. a candlelight vigil for the victims will be held tonight. two people were killed and the 15-year-old girl was wounded when 22-year-old jacob roberts opened fire inside the clackamas town center on tuesday. roberts then killed himself. there is still no motive for the shooting. >>> a much calmer day is in store for san diego after a pounding rainstorm drenched that city. the rain came down so fast and furious, in fact, it flooded businesses and major intersections, leaving drivers stranded in the road. som
of the literary award and stephen king. please join me in recognizing these great american writers. [applause] i would like to our financial supporters. without whom woe couldn't bring you awards the or programs. i would like you to hold your applause until i've read the list. premier sponsors barnes & noble, ban skies, random house, the ford foundation, leadership sponsors. harper colins, stephen king, debra buy lee, thank you. [applause] [applause] okay, now for something special. i'd like to acknowledge in the audience the winner of the fourth annual innovation in reading prize. funded by the lessening gear foundation. listen to the list and hold your applause until i'm finished. we have 15-year-old lily. she started givingly briers in a homeless shelter where kids can take as many books as they want they'd would own not borrow. in chicago reading against the odds. enhancing the critical thinking skills of adult literacy learnings by introducing them to challenging book. the at the library in colorado a group of teens calling themselves the interesting readers society. produce unique book tel
the big-name author decides to self published james patterson, stephen king, i will be my own publisher. that has not have been the at. >> host: we are out of time. we asked both sarah weinman and bob minzesheimer in
movement. >>> perhaps stephen colbert has his eyes on the senate seat. a colbert for senate twitter account popped up. the first tweet, ready for duty, south carolina. colbert was raised in charleston, south carolina. >>> new today, the white house just announced vice president joe biden will reach out to some people who could be hurt the most if we plunge off the fiscal cliff. he'll have lunch with a group of middle class americans. their taxes could sky rocket if congress and budget by the end of the year. the white house has highlighted several middle l class famili familiar -- families' struggles in making a case for the deal. >>> cnbc's kayla is live with that and more. good morning. >> good morning, eun. >>> investors are waiting that big economic report of the day. the november jobs report due out before the opening bell, and hurricane sandy is expected to have made a big dent last month as the storm slammed into the east coast. forecast called for just 80,000 jobs to have been added to payrolls. that's versus 171,000 in october. that would be the smallest growth in five months. snap
with senator stephens on this, we got it done, so that facility stabbeds as a tribute to tan inouye. in 2010 i had a very difficult campaign, as most of us did at that time. and dan said, i'm going to come out there and help you. and i was under fierce attack, and we had an event for veterans, and dan was the speaker and i was the speaker, and as i was speaking we heard these voices of -- screaming demonstrators yelling things, which were not complimentary toward me. let's put it that way. but it was very loud, and i was so humiliate and embarrassed to hear what that's amazing patriot, and keep screaming when danny was speaking about my work and his work. sure enough, the demonstrators kept it up and i was so upset, and i went up to him and i put my arm around him and said, dan, i'm so embarrassed, i'm so sorry. he says, barbara, they're not going to beat you by screaming. don't worry about it. and he went on to go to a couple of events, and took his wife to them, and it was extraordinary. i love danny with all my heart. everytime i looked at him i smiled because he was so good. such a good pe
would you feel? >> just on the j.f.k. assassination thing. i just read one of stephen king's new books which is about the assassination and a man who has the ability to go back in time and tries to stop the assassination of j.f.k. does that mean we should put a thing on the front and say this didn't happen? at what point is it someone's responsibility to find out whether there is a backing up of that argument. it seems ridiculous when it's about time travel because there is no time travel yet. to a lot of people that would be absurd, where is that line? it's a gray area. >> i think the answer to somebody who will look at -- watch "24" and say see didn't i tell you americans are torture mongers. it goes to the old question of what is the effect, what's the cause and what's the effect of art and on public perception and behavior. would i personally feel responsible? i thought about it and i do think we all bear some responsibility but not complete responsibility. so somebody who doesn't have a critical capacity to turn on a television and realize this is fiction, this is not a representa
, stephen finan. this is live coverage on c-span2. >> [inaudible conversations] >> [inaudible conversations] >> [inaudible conversations] >> [inaudible conversations] >> [inaudible conversations] >> [inaudible conversations] >> [inaudible conversations] >> once again we are live on c-span2 at the immigrationworks u.s.a. at the woodrow wilson center for a forum hosted by immigrationworks u.s.a., look at the impact of the latino vote on the 2012 presidential race. we do expect it to get started in just a moment here. also starting live on the companion network c-span3, the pew center is hosting a daylong caucus on the voter experience of 2012. featuring representatives from google, facebook, microsoft and twitter. republican and democratic secretaries of state are also part of that discussion. that has just gotten underway life on our companion network c-span3. also coming up today the center for american progress is hosting a conference. this white house national economic council gene sperling and others are taking part on how education and innovation can benefit the u.s. economy. that's exp
two. finally check 4. about two month ago stephen colbert's book was released on the exact same day that killing lincoln. killing kennedy, i should say was released. so far killing kennedy has sold more than five times as many copies as stevey's. so, he is on a campaign. >> we peaked at number 3 and every week since i'm trailing bill o'reilly's best sellers. there is no bigger fan of bill o'reilly than bill himself. [ laughter ] but i am a close second. nevertheless, there are no friends on the best seller list. tonight, i am launching operation killing, killing kennedy. [cheers and applause] >> i need everyone within the sound of my voice to go buy my book and for the record, this isn't me abusing our relationship by telling you to buy my book. this is me reminding you you're gonna buy my book eventually. let's not do it in dribs and drabs. let's get it done all in one week and rock it to the top. [cheers and applause] >> bill: we wish mr. colbert good luck with that in the spirit of christmas, of course. that is reality check. factor tip of the day up next. what you should do at c
and politics in the united states and whether it's stephen spiel burg who is ambassador to switzerland, samuel l. jackson, bill maher. go down the list. kobe bryant, what is he going to be? they've all done a lo a lot for obama. they should all get something. >> can i tell you the worst part? these celebrities get sent off, these big donors get sent off to a couple of these celebrity posts to be ambassador. >> then they're miserable. >> then we have to call them ambassador and your honor for the rest of their live. >> they bow down at ab i anna wintour. they bow down in the hallways at vogue. she has all the titles she needs. >> will it be secretary rice? >> i don't think so. all along i thought that was floated and it was interesting, but i don't see what they gain by putting her up now. >> i don't think the president -- he said today she's done a terrific job. i don't think the president likes to be criticized. >> i think in his mind she has done a terrific job. she went out and sold something that was untrue at a time where everybody pretty much knew it was untrue. she did a great job of do
. that was not true about lincoln. so he did really let stephen mallory do it. i'll say one last thing about mallory. if there's a create similar of him -- and maybe it's not, maybe it's a positive thing -- mallory was determined to lay the groundwork for a permanent confederate states navy. so he did things during the war not to achieve immediate objective, what do we need to do today and next week, but how can i lay the groundwork, the foundation of a naval infrastructure for the next 50 years? like a naval academy, for example, which he founded and which probably was not necessary. >> well, from reading both of your books, i mean, what i've learned, i think, on this subject is that davis was sort of surprisingly -- whether through channels, whether through mallory or not -- was surprisingly free-wheeling about green lighting technology, innovation. he got to production of ships in a remarkably quick time. when you say that he went from 0 to 50 in a very short time -- >> i would say for him he didn't get in the way, and good for him for not -- >> not a bad thing. and lincoln sort of liked it. as s
offseason news today first off.short stop stephen drew won't be coming back. .the red sox made sure of -------------------------- he he a's to come back for $10 million. they declined that, no drew is a member of the boston red sox. and to replace them, the of signed a 30 year-old shortstop a's to sign nakajima? at a $6.5 million on a two- year deal. with $5.5 million on option for a third season. he is a seventh time pacific with amazing stats! and he is a great player in the is a member of the oakland a's. >> cy young knuckleballer r.a. dickey and the mets have parted ways they have agreed to a two- year $25 billion deal clearing the way for the mets to treat the blue jays and also to govern catchers. and the maps will get catcher bloblog buck...the warriors are home after a 6- and-1 road trip.host the new orleans hornets tomorrow night and david lee. has been named to the western conference game of the week. with 12.5 rebounds. for golden state and finally, we will take you out with damien. in case you're not noticed is tearing this up. the oakland high product. and he tearing th
and parent of two children, stephen brock. get ankery look at our coming story. a special correspondent profiles an indian politician who is both loved and loathed. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. >> ifill: and to a different kind of honor roll tonight, of those killed in newtown, connecticut, on friday morning. as we've reported, there were 20 first-graders and six women in the school, plus the mother of the shooter, who lost their lives. here, in silence, are the names of the 27 victims. 25 photographs were available. first, the children in alphabetical order. >> ifill: and that's the newshour for tonight. on tuesday, we'll update the connecticut story, and talk with west virginia senator joe manchin. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> macarthur foundation. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation fo
with stephen dinan. our guest is stephen moore with "the wall street journal." then a look back at columbine shootings with david cullen. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c- span. >> as president obama begins his second term, what are the most important issues to consider in 2013? tell us. >> kagel you are in grade 6-12, make a video about what you would like to say to the president. >> get your chance to win the grand prize of $5,000. the deadline is january 18. for more information, go to studentcam.org. >> today, president obama nominated senior massachusetts senator john kerry for secretary of state. he is a vietnam war veteran and chairman of the senate foreign lakers -- senate foreign relations committee. this is just under 10 minutes. >> good afternoon, everyone. you know, when i took office, our nation was engaged in two wars and al qaida was entrenched in their safe havens. many of our alliances were frayed and america's standing in the world had suffered. over the past four years, we've begun a new era of american leadership. we ended the war in iraq. we pu
, including u.s. ambassador chris stephens, were killed in that attack back on september 11 of this year. the independent report calls security at the benghazi consulate grossly inadequate and criticizes the state department for not better coordinating for what security was there and relying on local militias. but it does recommend no disciplinary action, at least right now. the report says the attack was the work of terrorists, and that despite those initial reports, there was tests outside the consulate before that attack. >> what i thought was interesting was our secretary of state's reaction. because ultimately, she is in charge of the state department. we know she's been suffering from this concussion and many people have said, that was very convenient. >> right, questioning the timing. >> questioning the timing. but she says the accountability review board report provides a clear look at syria's systemic challenges that we've begun to fix and says i accept every one of them. so clearly taking responsibility for the state department and saying listen, we've already begun to fix thes
hikes and spending cuts kick in, is a compromise even possible? stephen hayes joins us. senior writer, "the weekly standard." is it possible? >> hey, gregg. yeah, look, i think it's possible. i thought all along for more than a month we were likely to see some last minute, slap dash kind of unsatisfying deal thrown to won't actually do anything to solve the long-term problems but get politicians out of the bind. gregg: like what? >> like something that extends the bush tax rates for those making $250,000 in the last, maybe amt patch, but won't deal with entitlement spending won't deal with long term issues we have to deal with as a country if we're actually serious about changing the trajectory of our debt. gregg: i'll sure you saw john barosso who said the president is eager to go over the cliff. he wants to go over the cliff. what do you think? >> well i think there are political incentives for the president to do just that. if you think about the long-term political liabilities of the democratic party, they have been basically on taxes and national security. and if the president go
tax refunds would be delayed. stephen miller sent a letter to the house and senate. tax writers saying this is going to be unexpectedly higher taxes for many taxpayers who simply aren't aware of their new tax liability. it will be a total and complete mess. 100 million tax refunds delayed, 30 million more people have to pay the amt. >> you've been looking into the business of guns all week. there is just fascinating stuff going on. >> a billion dollars in profit this year. one forecast, a billion dollars in profit this year for this industry. kint ov i can't overstate how big, powerful and profitable it is to make the guns you're looking at on your screen. the traditional bolt action rifles and guns you think as a big part of the industry, the fastest growing part of the market are the sport rifles. there is a coolness and hipness factor in owning the military style rifles. there is huge soaring demand for those. there are more gun shops in america than there are super markets and mcdonald's restaurants locations combined. think of the impact of this part of the -- you don't talk about
the america's financial future. here is stephen ohlemacher. thank you for being here. how many people in america receive social security? >> a little bit more than 56 million people get social security. the average benefit is a little over $1,200 a month. so maybe it is like $13,000, $14,000 a year. >> we're talking about retirees but also the disabled. >> yes, fairly wide group of people get social security benefits, retired workers, spouses, children, disabled workers, widows, widowers. it is a fairly big social safety net of people who get social security benefits. >> as you mentioned about 56 million the retirees received a $1,2 a month. there is also the s.s.i. about $500 a month. how does social security get financed? >> it has been a self funded program. it is funded by payroll taxes. there's a 12.4% tax on wages up to about $110,000. you make more than that then any money you make over that is not taxed for social security. it is divided equally between your employer and the worker. for the past two years, the workers share has been reduced. that has saved, by the way, if you
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